# Reading picture graphs:Â multi-step

CCSS Math: 3.MD.B.3

â€‹Interpret picture graphs (pictographs) to answer multi-step questions about a context.

### Reading picture graphs 2

A picture graph is a type of graph that uses pictures and symbols to represent data.

Mary the mouse loves cheese. She created a picture graph to display how much cheese she ate last week.

Read the picture graph above to answer the following questions.

### Example $1$: Dancing cow

Manny the cow is a great dancer! The picture graph below shows how many hours Manny spent practicing four different types of dance.

### Example $2$: Bugs

Isabelle counted insects in her yard for a science project. She made a picture graph of the number and type of insects she saw.

### Challenge question

Let's look at two picture graphs and compare them.

Jadyn loves animals! The picture graphs below show the number of monkeys and seals Jadyn counted at the zoo last week.